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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on August 31, 2012 |

Initially my plan for today’s blog was to write about Robin Roberts and all the attention she is getting regarding her illness and treatment. My husband commented yesterday that he found all that media attention a bit disheartening since there are so many other everyday people who are fighting terrible diseases, and they do not […]

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Having a Bit of Fun at a Yard Sale

Posted by mcm0704 on August 29, 2012 |

Before we get into the fun part of today’s post, I just want to mention that my short story, The Visitor, is free today then tomorrow, One Small Victory goes free for five days. This will be the last time One Small Victory will be free, but I will occasionally put a short story free […]

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Have You Ever Forgotten to Blog?

Posted by mcm0704 on August 27, 2012 |

It’s Monday morning and I was so busy trying to get QR Codes for all my books and finalize a flyer to take to an upcoming book festival, I almost forgot to do a blog. Have you ever done that? Get so wrapped up in a task you forget something important. Not that blogging is […]

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Book Review – The Spaniel Family’s Thanksgiving by Sharon Ellsberry

Posted by mcm0704 on August 26, 2012 |

The Spaniel Family’s ThanksgivingBy Sharon EllsberryIllustrated by Amy FoxISBN 978-0-9790777-2-2website  http://www.gospaniels.com/   You may have noticed that I love children’s books. With no young kids or grandkids to read to in recent years, I’d forgotten how much I loved them, until I started meeting some authors who write children’s books. One of those authors is […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on August 24, 2012 |

Today, I’m over at The Blood Red Pencil where the topic is the differences between the way men and women talk. Hop on over if you have a moment. A high-rent area of Dallas, Highland Park, is banning the use of artificial grass. “Plastic grass is not in keeping with the quality of design we […]

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Living in Hawaii

Posted by mcm0704 on August 22, 2012 |

Please help me welcome Doug Corleone to It’s Not All Gravy. Doug is the author of the Kevin Corvelli crime novels published by St. Martin’s Minotaur.  A former New York City criminal defense attorney, Doug now resides in the Hawaiian Islands, where he is currently at work on his next novel. My daughter was stationed […]

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Celebrating Our Wedding Anniversary

Posted by mcm0704 on August 20, 2012 |

Today is our 47th wedding anniversary, so I will just make a quick blog entry, then spend the rest of the day with my husband. Sometimes I am amazed that we have made it this long. In terms of relationships, there isn’t a lot of longevity in my family. My parents were divorced when I […]

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Book Review- Last Lawyer Standing by Douglas Corleone

Posted by mcm0704 on August 19, 2012 |

Last Lawyer StandingDouglas CorleoneHardcover: 352 pagesPublisher: Minotaur Books; First Edition edition (August 21, 2012)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0312552289ISBN-13: 978-0312552282 Kevin Corvelli, the protagonist in Douglas Corleone’s legal thriller series is anything but the ordinary lawyer. While he fights for truth and justice with almost a Don Quiote type of idealism, he is a bit more like James […]

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Battleing West Nile and Staying Green

Posted by mcm0704 on August 17, 2012 |

Due to an outbreak of West Nile virus in Dallas County that has had nearly 200 cases of human infection and 10 deaths, the city is conducting the first aerial spraying of a pesticide in the city since 1966. There are people who are all for the spraying, just kill all the mosquetos with little […]

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Who Needs the Olympics?

Posted by mcm0704 on August 15, 2012 |

My guest today is humorist Slim Randles with another offering from the guys down at the Mule Barn. Enjoy… Whenever Delbert McLain – our chamber of commerce here – gets a new idea, he generally shows up at the Mule Barn for coffee. He likes to try the ideas out on bonafide members of the […]

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